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May 23, 1793 Marching of recruits; public clothing at Middletown Henry Knox John Pratt Is glad to hear of arrangements made to march recruits from Eastward. Approves of proposition relative to clothing. Is to leave in charge Ensign Bissell all the public clothing at Middletown Connecticut; recruits will be clothed at either New Brunswick or Trenton. Requests return of clothing.
January 22, 1794 Pay and Subsistence for Daniel Bissell and His Recruits Joseph Howell Daniel Bissell Seven month's subsistence and three month's pay is transmitted, via John Chester, to Ensign Daniel Bissell and his recruits at Middletown, Connecticut.
March 7, 1794 Account of Daniel Bissell Joseph Howell Daniel Bissell Bissell has a balance due the United States as well an amount deducted from his contingent account. If there objections, a representation should be made to the Secretary of War.
June 10, 1794 Account of Ensign Daniel Bissell Joseph Howell Daniel Bissell Ensign Bissell should submit his most recent vouchers to settle his account and hereafter should recruit subordinate to Captain Russell Bissell since it is irregular for two officers to maintain accounts at the same rendezvous.
June 11, 1794 Ensign Daniel Bissell's Recruiting Orders Joseph Howell Russell Bissell Captain Russell Bissell is told that Ensign Daniel Bissell is to recruit under his orders and any money he requires for that purpse, he will take the receipt in Captain Bissell's name.
June 28, 1794 Charges for Barracks Hire Joseph Howell Lieutenant Daniel Bissell Funds have been remitted to John Chester to provide for the balance of Lt. Bissell's pay and recruiting but Howell is not authorized to allow a charge for barracks hire since the Contractor was directed to provide barracks for Bissell's recruits.
June 28, 1794 Embarassments on the Settlement of Your Accounts Joseph Howell Russell Bissell Enclosed are three of Howell's Circular Letters to Recruiting Officers which Capt. Bissell should study in order to avoid any embarassments in the settlement of his accounts.
July 30, 1794 Pay of Capt. Bissell and His Recruits Joseph Howell Russell Bissell The Treasurer will remit to John Chester the sum of $103.20 to be transmitted to Capt. Bissell for the pay of him and his recruits
August 6, 1794 Advance Pay for Ensign Frothingham Joseph Howell Peter Frothingham The Secretary of War has directed a remittance of $60 to Ensign Frothingham through the hands of John Chester, Supervisor of Connecticut, for three months advance pay.
August 7, 1794 Pay for the Bissells and Their Recruits Joseph Howell Russell Bissell The Treasurer has remitted $135 to John Chester for the pay of Capt. Bissell, Lt. Daniel Bissell, and their recruits for the month of July. Ariel Cay cannot be paid as he is confined by civil authority.
October 9, 1794 Pay of Capt. Bissell and Recruits Joseph Howell Russell Bissell The sum of $107.10 has been remitted to John Chester, Supervisor of Connecticut, for the pay of Capt. Bissell and the recruits under his command.
November 3, 1794 Capt. Bissell's Pay Roll Joseph Howell Russell Bissell Once Capt. Bissell's muster for October is received, the pay roll arising theron shall be remitted as well as the pay and forage for Major Thomas Hunt in the amount of $42.43.
March 5, 1795 Pay & Subsistence of Captain Mitchell Joseph Howell Donald G. Mitchell John Chester has been remitted a sum to be transmitted to Captain Mitchell, being his pay from the date of his acceptance through December 1794. If money for subsistence is due him, Mitchell must forward his account, certfied by the contractors at the rendezvous where he is stationed.
March 31, 1795 Pay of Bissell, Frothingham & Recruits Joseph Howell Russell Bissell The Treasurer has remitted to John Chester a sum to be transmitted to Bissell, being the pay of himself, Ensign Peter Frothingham, and the recruits under his command
April 24, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with Captain Miller William Simmons Edward Miller William Simmons notifies Captain Miller that recruiting funds have been disbursed to John Chester.
April 24, 1795 Money Transmitted on Account of the Recruiting Service William Simmons Edward Miller The Treasurer has remitted a sum to John Chester to be transmitted to Captain Miller on account of the Recruiting Service for which he will be held accountable.
April 27, 1795 Pay Rolls Should be Sent at the End of the Month William Simmons Russell Bissell Enclosed are some blank pay rolls, accompanied by a muster roll, which at the end of the present month must be transmittted to the Accountant's offfice where they will be examined. The amount therein will be transmitted to officers like Captain Bissell through the usual channels.
May 12, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain Miller William Simmons Edward Miller William Simmons forwards instructions for administration and blank pay rolls to Captain Edward Miller. Miller is responsible for paying recruits in Middletown, Connecticut.
May 16, 1795 Pay for Captain Eaton and Company William Simmons William Eaton William Simmons informs Captain Eaton that John Chester will disburse his pay.
July 29, 1795 Instructions to correct pay roll William Simmons Edward Miller Directs Capt. Miller to correct an administrative error in his pay roll.
October 8, 1795 Confirms receipt of pay rolls William Simmons Edward Miller Informs Capt. Miller that John Chester will pay him. Also confirms that pay and receipt rolls have been received by the Accountant's Office.
October 12, 1795 Future payment William Simmons Edward Miller Informs Capt. Edward Miller that John Chester will pay him.
November 16, 1795 Payment for service William Simmons Edward Miller Informs Capt. Miller that he will receive the sum of 65 dollars from John Chester.
November 21, 1795 Confirms delivery of receipt rolls William Simmons Edward Miller Acknowledges the receipt of Capt. Miller's letter enclosing receipt rolls.
December 14, 1795 Confirms delivery of receipt roll William Simmons Edward Miller Acknowledges receiving Capt. Miller's receipt roll for the month of October; informs Miller that he will receive the sum of 85 dollars from John Chester.